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About the Course
  • T
  • 01 September 2022
  • Science and Mathematics
  • Full Time
Course Outline

The BTEC Applied Science qualifications are designed to provide specialist programmes covering the key knowledge and practical skills required for employment in the science industry and higher education courses.

Entry Requirements

Minimum of 5 GCSE’s Grades A-C, including at least a C in Mathematics, English and Science

What will I learn?

You will study the key principles of Chemistry (Periodicity and properties of elements), Biology (structure and function of cells and tissues) and Physics (waves in communication). You will also be introduced to Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques, including practical work involving chromatography, calorimetry, titration and colorimetry.

Course Assessment

Exams and coursework assignments

Career Progression

Apart from applied science sector specific content, the requirements of the qualification will mean students develop the transferable and higher order skills that are highly regarded by both HE and employers. For example, carrying out practical laboratory tasks, planning investigations, collecting, analysing and presenting data, and reviewing and refining the methodology of practical and laboratory based work.


01 September 2022 - 31 July 2023

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